SALE OF USED CARS UNDER RECALL WOULD BE BANNED BY PROPOSAL IN CONGRESS

Posted On: 10/23/19
Posted By: Susan Orr

Chicago Sun Times Jun 2019 / By 

It would be illegal to sell or lease used cars that are the subject of current safety recalls under legislation introduced this week in the U.S. Senate.

The measure aims to address the widespread availability of used cars that have been recalled, sometimes for serious issues like defective airbags or ignition switches.

Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Connecticut, and Edward J. Markey, D-Massachusetts, on Tuesday reintroduced the Used Car Safety Recall Repair Act, which would require car dealers to fix all safety recalls before selling, leasing or loaning vehicles to consumers.

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